The diversity-supporting designs of Pierpaolo Piccioli are sure to stimulate debate Valentino Haute Couture 2022 show. The Italian designer’s latest collection for Valentino, an experiment in dressmaking that challenges traditional notions about what makes someone beautiful or ugly with his variable waistband design – which allows different sized women to wear garments made specifically just for them—provides food for thoughts on body image by those who disagree wholeheartedly yet can’t help noticing how compelling these clothes look upon anyone who wears one!
With a broad spectrum of humanity in mind, the designer embraced his challenge to create couture outfits that would best dignify and exalt each individual. He achieved this goal by designing for all shapes and ages with an emphasis on proportionality as well creativity from traditional sources such as tradition-fed sketching sessions where he’d use models or sketches himself while incorporating new ideas based on feedback received during these reviews which helped shape future collections.
What a wonderful surprise it was when he discovered that this exercise unleashed new silhouettes and isn’t the purpose of high fashion itself -to create magic?
Piccioli’s designs are always exquisite, but this time around he has taken his inspiration from the model and designer themselves. “It was interesting for me to study,” said Piccinni during a preview event showcasing work-in-progress photos of various people in the cast including one trans individual wearing all sorts of outfits that will eventually appear on stage or screen! For example, there were light layers paired with sparkly fishtail skirts which made them look ravishing whatever he decided upon because you could tell how much care went into every detail down
“I wanted to talk about how beauty is not just in the model but also on an individual level,” he continued. ” and I like this variety.”
When he was a visitor, Piccioli led the way to his mood board of images from across millennia that depicted shifting preferences for body shapes. There were times when people wanted their bodies in vertical lines and other softer horizontal ones too- even before plastic surgery existed!
As a precaution, An Omicron wiping out Europe, Valentino invited only five dozen people to witness the show. The Place Vendome setting had more of an intimate scale that supported his idea behind it all!
In Piccioli’s designs, there is always a sense of drama and luxury. He uses bold color combinations to make an impression on the audience with his masterful tailoring techniques that leave no detail overlooked in terms or design; yet still manage keep it simple enough for all viewers tastes.
Whether he went far enough in this experiment of age and body diversity is sure to be debated ferociously on social media. One guest familiar with the premise — dubbed “Anatomy Of Couture”–expressed dismay that Piccioli didn’t go further than just embracing more Plus-sized models; however, others were excited by what they saw as a step forward for fashion’s portrayals women entirety
Yet it was so hard not to be moved by how gorgeous every single person looked walking on the white carpet and hearing Anohni singing.
Images sources from CRFahionBook.